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Compliance expert: Scandals underscore weaknesses of compliance programs

November 16, 2017

Although scandals involving Volkswagen and Wells Fargo have exposed the failures of regulatory compliance and compliance infrastructures, it is still hard to convince some corporate executives to invest in compliance programs, according to Ted Banks. Banks, an attorney concentrating on general corporate and antitrust matters, is also the president of Compliance

Mergers and Acquisitions

Start your career in M&A, corporate governance with #LegalCareerChat

March 07, 2017

Jayne E. Juvan, a partner in the Cleveland office of Roetzel & Andress, discusses what it’s like to practice in M&A and Corporate Governance and how she’s harnessed social media to make her practice fulfilling and engaging in #LegalCareerChat. You can also view the entire chat recap here.

Litigation Costs

5 things that subject businesses to increased litigation and costs

October 14, 2016

Thinking of going into business law? Walid J. Tamari, a business and civil litigation attorney, breaks down five ways business potentially expose themselves to litigation. Failing to maintain corporate formalities Businesses that fail to maintain proper corporate formalities expose their shareholders to potential liability by creating an

Bill Johnston

When I was a law student and how the ABA Business Law Section helped me

September 22, 2016

The ABA Business Law Section would like to introduce you to our its 2016-2017 Chair, Bill Johnston. He participated in the section's Leader Spotlight to share his experiences when he was once a law student and how the ABA has helped him. Q: Where did you attend law school?

Hot Practice Profiles

March 01, 2012

By Janan Hanna. Some lawyers begin their careers with a path in mind. But, for many, it is not uncommon to start in one practice area and end in another. The list of practice areas is practically endless. In the pages that follow, Student Lawyer profiles lawyers working in five of